Lakeside Yearly Events

Looking for upcoming yearly events and happenings in the Lakeside area? You found the right spot, The Access Lake Chapala Events section lists all the most popular events that take place each year, such as the local fiestas for individual towns (Ajijic, San Antonio, San Juan Cosala, Jocotepec), local traditions & celebrations or even the school parades which take place during Mexican festivities. If you have heard of a popular event that takes place in the lakeside area,  you will most likely see it here.

You will find different types of community events, some organized by expats such as the Chilli Cook Off and others traditional Mexican events that have been taking place for decades such as the “Ajijic Fiestas”. We attempt to take pictures and cover the majority of these events, so make sure to also visit our blog and photo gallery to see more.

Date/Time Event
Feb 10, 2017-Feb 12, 2017
11:00 am-5:00 pm
Sign for the Chili Tasting
Chili Cook Off
Tobolandia Water Park, Ajijic Jalisco
Feb 14, 2017
10:45 am-3:00 pm
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Carnaval Fat Tuesday
The Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic Jalisco
Feb 17, 2017-Feb 28, 2017
All Day
Entrance to the Carnival Chapala
The Chapala Carnaval
Events in Chapala, Chapala Jalisco
Mar 19, 2017
5:00 pm-10:30 pm
Ajijic Plaza Candle during Verena
Verbena Jamaica
The Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic Jalisco
Jun 12, 2017
All Day
Kids Happy to see rain in Ajijic
Start of Rainy Season
Lake Chapala Area in General, Ajijic Jalisco
Jul 4, 2017
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Ticket sales for the 50/50 Raffle for the Red Cross
4th of July Party LCS
Lake Chapala Society, Ajijic Jalisco
Sep 9, 2017
3:00 pm-9:00 pm
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Hot Air Balloon Regatta
Ajijic Soccer Field, Ajijic Jalisco
Sep 10, 2017
5:30 pm-9:00 pm
Contestant 1 in Rebozo
Rebozo Parade
The Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic Jalisco
Sep 16, 2017
8:00 am-11:45 am
School kids parading Ajijic
Independence Day Parade
Avenida 16 de Septiembre, Ajijic Jalisco
Oct 1, 2017
12:00 pm-7:45 pm
Member enjoying the Event
American Legion Oktoberfest
American Legion Post 7, Chapala Jalisco
Oct 21, 2017
All Day
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Catrina Dolls Display
Lake Chapala Area in General, Ajijic Jalisco
Oct 28, 2017
5:00 pm-8:30 pm
Zombies at Ajijic Plaza
Zombie Thriller Dance
The Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic Jalisco
Oct 31, 2017
All Day
Altar in Chapala
Halloween & Day of the Dead
Lake Chapala Area in General, Ajijic Jalisco
Nov 10, 2017
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Entrance to the Art Show
Feria Maestros Art Fair
Chapala Yacht Club, Chapala Mexico
Nov 21, 2017-Nov 30, 2017
All Day
Ferris Wheel San Antonio Fiestas Chapala Ajijic
Ajijic Fiesta Celebrations
The Ajijic Plaza, Ajijic Jalisco
Dec 24, 2017-Dec 25, 2017
5:30 pm-11:30 pm
Catholic Church in Ajijic
Christmas Nativity Scenes
San Andres Church Ajijic, Ajijic Mexico

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